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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-SLu-c-sq-v-4-a
Focus:
Overall: Satisfaction with life (unspecified) (O-SLu)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
1 question (sq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:
4

Description

Selfreport on single question :

"These days my life is .....".
4  just great
3 more than satisfactory
2  less than satisfactory
1  miserable

List of Studies Using this Measure

Study Population N Statistics Cameron et al. (1973): study US 1971 Handicapped and controls Detroit, USA,197? N = 295
Cameron et al. (1973): study US 1971 /1 Handicapped and controls Detroit, USA,197? N = 90